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Pakistani Delegation Lay Traditional 'Chaddar' At Ajmer Sharif Dargah

Salman Sharif, the Chargé d'Affaires of the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, also took part in the ceremony.

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A Pakistani delegation placed a traditional 'chaddar' at the Dargah of Hazrat Khawaja Syed Moinuddin Hasan Chishti in Ajmer Sharif on Saturday on the occasion of the 811th annual Urs celebrations.

Salman Sharif, the Chargé d'Affaires of the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, also took part in the ceremony.

"The Chargé d'Affaires thanked the Dargah custodians and the administration for facilitating his visit and for looking after the Pakistani delegation during the auspicious occasion of the annual Urs," the Pakistan High Commission said.

It said Sharif noted that Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti is one of the most revered Sufi saints of the sub continent and that his values, teachings and practices of peace, unity, tolerance and harmony carry an eternal message and serve as a beacon of hope for the world.

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"At the Dargah, the delegation was welcomed by Syed Bilal Chishti and other prominent members of the Anjuman Moinia Fakhria Chishtia Khuddam Sahib. After placing the Chaddar, special prayers were offered," the High Commission said in a statement.

"The Pakistani Zaireen attend the annual Urs Mubarak under the framework of the 1974 India-Pakistan Protocol on visits to religious shrines," it added.

"This year a total of 240 Zaireen, led by a representative of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, are visiting Ajmer Sharif from January 25 to February 1 to participate in the 811th Urs Mubarak," the High Commission said.

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